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What does Katena mean?

Katena Pronunciation of Katena [kate-na] as a name for girls has its root in Greek, and Katena means "pure". Katena is a variant form of Katherine (Greek): from the word katharos.

Associated with: greek, pure (virgin).


Katena has 2 variants: Catina and Katina.

62 more different relations via Katherine: Caren, Cate, Caterina, Catreina, Catrina, Catryna, Kaitee, Karen, Karena, Karin, Karon, Karyn, Karynn, Kasia, Kasienka, Kasja, Kaska, Kassia, Kasya, Kat, Kata, Katalina, Katarina, Katchen, Kate, Katee, Katell, Katelle, Katenka, Katerina, Katey, Katha, Kathee, Kathelina, Katherina, Kathi, Kathie, Kathlene, Kathrene, Kathrina, Kathy, Kati, Katica, Katie, Katinka, Katka, Katla, Katlaina, Katleen, Katline, Katrena, Katria, Katriana, Katrien, Katrina, Katrine, Katriona, Katrya, Katryna, Katy, Katya and Kaye.

Creative forms:
(female) Kaitena, Kotena, ..

(male) Katan, Kateno, ..

Middle name pairings:
Katena Cambree (K.C.), ..

How popular is Katena?

Katena is an unusual first name for women. Katena is also an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Katena (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000 are Katherine (#84 from current records), Kate (#222), Katie (#309), Karen (#504), Katalina (#787), Katerina (#1158), Katrina (#1167), Katarina (#1349), Katy (#1547), Kathy (#1676), Kaye, Kathrina, Kati, Katrena, Katina, Katya, Kathlene, Katherina, Karena, Catrina, Catina, Cate, Karin, Karon, Kathi, Caren, Katey, Karyn and Kathie. Usage of these relations of Katena reached its apex in the 1960s (median #1195) and has become significantly less since (#1613, 88.8% less usage), with forms such as Kathi going out of style. Katalina is the most fashionable name for newborns among these. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Caren, Cate, Catina, Catrina, Karen in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Karena, Karin, Karon, Karyn, Katalina in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Katarina, Kate, Katerina, Katey, Katherina in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Katherine, Kathi, Kathie, Kathlene, Kathrina in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kathy, Kati, Katie, Katina, Katrena in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Katrina, Katy, Katya, Kaye in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Karen, Karin, Kate, Katherine, Katie, Katrina outside U.S.

Similar Names

Katena is alike in pronunciation to Katana and Kataniya. Other suggested similar names are Cadena, Carena, Daena, Dalena, Galena, Jaena, Jalena, Kadena, Kadenza, Kaela, Kaeya, Kalana, Kalea, Kaleena, Kalen, Kalena, Kalene, Kalina, Kamea, Kareena, Kareina, Karenah, Karene, Karenna, Karensa, Karenza, Karina, Karlena, Karna, Karrena, Karyna, Katelan, Katessa, Kathia, Kathlena, Kathya, Katia, Katiya, Katreena, Katreina, Katura, Kayana, Keena, Kena, Kerena, Korena, Larena, Latina, Latona, Lavena, Madena, Makena, Malena, Marena, Matana, Matrena, Maxena, Nadena, Natana, Ravena, Salena, Sarena, Satina, Talena, Tarena, Valena, Varena and Yalena. These names tend to be more commonly used than Katena.

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